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  • Council to use HUD grant to bolster Gary's University Park community

     Council to use HUD grant to bolster Gary's University Park community
    The Common Council gave its support this week to a measure that allows the city to accept a $500,000 grant from the federal Housing and Urban Development Department to cover the cost of developing a plan for improvements to the part of the city between...
  • More Florida private schools become dependent on vouchers

    More Florida private schools become dependent on vouchers
    Private schools in Florida are becoming vastly more dependent on state voucher programs that pay all or part of tuition for students with disabilities or from low-income families, an Orlando Sentinel analysis has found. The families of nearly 100,000...
  • Community: Fashion show funds scholarships

    The Verdugo Glen chapter of the American Business Women’s Assn. will honor its scholarship recipients during the “Step Into Style,” annual fashion show and luncheon beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Angeles National Golf Club....
  • Program Reopened Door To College — Then State Slammed It Shut

    Program Reopened Door To College — Then State Slammed It Shut
    Going back to school was a difficult decision for me to make. I took classes at Manchester Community College for two years before I landed a good job and left school. I could not return to school because the out-of-pocket cost of my education was just too...
  • Deer Path French teacher to study in Belgium

    Deer Path French teacher to study in Belgium
    As a junior high student, Deer Path Middle School teacher Jeanne Engelkemeir fell in love with French language and culture, and later dreamed of living and working in France. Engelkemeir will finally get her wish to study in a Francophone nation this...
  • Debating solutions to the student-loan debt crisis

    Among the many ideas being considered to ease the nation's student-loan debt crisis is this one: Allowing cash-strapped borrowers to wipe out their repayment obligations through federal bankruptcy court. My recent column on President Obama's proposal...
  • Dining event to fund scholarships

    A smorgasbord of local eateries are set up to serve at a new Chamber of Commerce fundraiser – an evening of food and drink that aims to raise money for college scholarships for Isle of Wight County high school students. The shindig will feature...
  • Community events and announcements

    6 to receive full-tuition scholarships Six Lake County students have been named Legacy Foundation's 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Each will receive full tuition for four years to the Indiana college or university of his or her choice and a...
  • Thread, a Baltimore nonprofit, weaves students' lives together

    Thread, a Baltimore nonprofit, weaves students' lives together
    When Aisha Armstrong started her freshman year at the Academy for College and Career Exploration in Northwest Baltimore, she wasn't worried about making it through the next four years; she was worried about making it through the next day on $2...
  • Bethlehem Catholic senior headed to Penn State on unique scholarship for golf caddies

    Bethlehem Catholic senior headed to Penn State on unique scholarship for golf caddies
    Ryan Schmidt began working as a golf caddie, prodded by his older brother Joey, to make some money for college. He was intimidated at first but stuck with it, never dreaming where his part-time job would lead. Schmidt, a Bethlehem Catholic senior who...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...